The central Florida town of Fruitland Park, has been dealing with alleged KKK ties and other problems in the police ranks since 2010. Florida has the second highest number of hate groups in the US, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
In today's 24/7 news cycle, it isn’t hard for controversial comments about race and other sensitive topics to turn into a public spectacle. Here are five individuals who made controversial statements – and here are the consequences they faced.
Some of the original Freedom Riders took a bus trip Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, and to teach young people about activism in those days. If you've forgotten their backstory, here it is.
Sen. Thad Cochran could not have won the Mississippi Republican primary without thousands of black voters, mostly Democrats, in an open primary. Opponent Chris McDaniel is steamed, but others may learn a lesson.